National Strategy For Additive Manufacturing Policy

National Strategy For Additive Manufacturing Policy:   The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) unveiled the National Strategy for Additive Manufacturing Policy. Highlights of Policy: The policy aims to increase India’s share in global additive manufacturing to 5% within the next three years and add USD 1 billion to the gross domestic product. Further, […]

Ombudsperson App For MNREGA

Ombudsperson App For Mahatma Gandhi NREGA:   Union Minister for Rural Development Giriraj Singh launched Ombudsperson App for Mahatma Gandhi NREGA. Ministry of Rural Development has developed an Ombudsperson App for smooth reporting and categorization of grievances by Ombudsperson based on complaints he received from various sources viz. physical, digital and mass media, related to […]

What is Vicarious Liability?

Vicarious Liability: Whats App   The Kerala High Court on February 23 said admins of WhatsApp groups are not liable for objectionable posts made by group members. The court examined whether the admin, the petitioner in the case, has vicarious liability or can be held liable for the act of the social media group member. […]

CORBEVAX

CORBEVAX:   India’s first indigenously developed Receptor Binding Domain (RBD) protein sub-unit vaccine for COVID-19, CORBEVAX, developed by Biological E Limited, has received approval for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI)for 12-18 years age group. CORBEVAXTM is a 2-dose vaccine administered intramuscularly and can be stored at 2ºC to […]

Sustainable Cities India Program

Sustainable Cities India Program:   The World Economic Forum and the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on a jointly designed ‘Sustainable Cities India program’. The ‘Sustainable Cities India program’ intends to enable cities to decarbonize in a systematic and sustainable way that will reduce emissions and […]

Carbon Capture and Utilisation and Storage (CCUS) Technology

What Are CCUS?   According to a study conducted by Radboud University, most Carbon Capture and Utilisation and Storage (CCUS) technologies, which suck carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere and convert it into fuel or other valuable products, might fail to help the world reach Net Zero emissions by 2050. The study noted that a […]

Who was Lachit Borphukan?

Lachit Borphukan:   Indian President will inaugurate a year-long celebration of the 400th birth anniversary of Lachit Borphukan. Earlier, the Prime Minister called 17th century Ahom general Lachit Borphukan a symbol of India’s “Atmanirbhar military might”. Lachit Borphukan Born on 24th November, 1622, Borphukan was known for his leadership in the Battle of Saraighat, 1671 […]

P-8I Patrol Aircraft

P-8I Patrol Aircraft:   Aircraft manufacturer Boeing has delivered the 12th P-8I long-range maritime patrol aircraft to the Indian Navy. This completes the follow-on clause for four additional P-8I aircraft contracted in 2016. P-8I Aircraft is a long-range Maritime Reconnaissance and Anti-Submarine Warfare Aircraft. It is an Indian variant of the P-8A Poseidon aircraft that […]